In this post, I explain how to use an online file storing and sharing service like AARNet’s CloudStor (but any WebDAV service will do) to access and update your Zotero library from different computers.
Few words about Thompson Sampling Thompson Sampling is an algorithm for decision problems where actions are taken in sequence balancing ... Read moreMulti-Armed Bandit with Thompson Sampling The post Multi-Armed Bandit with Thompson Sampling first appeared on R-bloggers.
Hey internet! Around two weeks ago I started a club on Strava called “The RStats Strava Club”, with no real idea in mind, I just wanted to virtually gather runners from the R community, the one that I already know, and the one I didn’t know yet. It wa... The post ‘Run for RLadies’ online […]
In the last post we’ve understood and find Discords in our data. For the next question, we will still be using the datasets available at https://github.com/matrix-profile-foundation/mpf-datasets so you can try this at home. The original code (MATLAB) and data are here. Now let’s start: ... The post 100 Time Series Data Mining Questions - Part […]
I have been working with Keras for a while now, and I’ve also been writing quite a few blogposts about it; the most recent one being an update to image classification using TF 2.0. However, in my blogposts I have always been using Keras sequential models and never shown how ... The post Whose dream […]
Well, what can I say? It has been a blast over the past year and a half. In my time at the company I have managed to work on a number of fascinating projects, here is a list of just some of them: Data Science Platform – this has been the ... The post Moving […]
File this under long-term followup, but just about four years ago I wrote about Palantir, the previously secretive but now soon to be public data science company, and how its valuation was a commentary on the value of data science more generally. Well, just recently Palantir filed to go public and therefore submitted a registration […]
Every once in a while, I see a tweet or post that asks whether one should use tool X or software Y in order to “make their data analysis reproducible”. I think this is a reasonable question because, in part, there are so many good tools out there! This is undeniably a good thing and […]
Like a lot of people, I’ve been glued to various media channels trying to learn about the latest with what is going on with COVID-19. I have also been frustrated - like a lot of people - with misinformation and the deluge of preprints and peer reviewed material. Some of this information is critically important […]
Fabio Martinenghi writes: I am a PhD candidate in Economics and I would love to have guidance from you on this issue of scientific communication. I did an empirical study on the effect of a policy. I had an hypothesis, which turned out to be wrong, in the sense the the expected signs of the […]
Sandro Ambuehl, who sketched the above non-cat picture, writes: I [Ambuehl] was wondering why we’re not seeing reports measures of Covid19 mortaliy other than the Case Fatality Rate. In particular, what would seem far more instructive to me than CFR is a comparison of the distributions of age at death, depending on whether the diseased […]
From an article I published in 2008: Let’s also not forget the benefit of the occasional dumb but fun example. For example, I came across the following passage in a New York Times article: “By the early 2000s, Whitestone was again filling up with young families eager to make homes for themselves on its quiet, […]